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Harford teachers union survey irks school board, superintendent
Harford teachers union survey irks school board, superintendent

A survey of teachers done by the county teachers union's leader has raised the ire of Harford County Board of Education members and Superintendent Barbara Canavan. Ryan Burbey, president of the Harford County Education Association, presented a poll completed by 641 union members which he said showed many of them feel unvalued and disrespected by the school system. The school system employs about 3,000 teachers. School board members, however, called the survey scientifically questionable, and Canavan said it may have damaged relationships within the school system. Jean Mantegna, assistant superintendent of human resources, also said soliciting school staff for the survey violated...

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